Philadelphia: The John C. Winston Company, 1953. First edition. Hardcover. 201pp. Octavo [22 cm] Light lime green cloth covered boards with a black ink stamped title on the spine. Illustrated endsheets. Very good condition. The extremities are very gently bumped and rubbed. There is a small indentation in the top edge of the front board. The spine is very subtly rolled, and the boards are just a tiny bit concave. The pages are tanned. The dust jacket is in fair condition only, with numerous large losses from the edges. The widest loss is 5 and 1/2 inches wide, and the deepest loss is 1 and 1/2 inches deep. The jacket is also rubbed and mildly age-toned. There is a short closed tear in the surface of the jacket, along the front fold of the spine. There are a couple of tiny pencil marks on the front inside flap. Price-clipped. Item #33032
Jacket Designed by Kenneth Fagg. Endpaper Design by Alex Schomburg. Lowndes was the editor of numerous science-fiction and horror magazines.